Operator: Plant

Swakop Uranium - swakopmund, namibia

9 days ago

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

To operate the plant and associated equipment in area of responsibility in a safe and efficient manner as set out in all operating procedures, to ensure minimum downtime and compliance to SSHERQ standards and procedures.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Monitor operational and equipment settings in area of responsibility and report any deviations to line.
  • Monitor throughput and ensure that the set plant parameters are met at all times.
  • Follow established procedures, ensure that circuits run at maximum efficiency, in order to ensure optimal plant performance.
  • Prepare plant for Start / Stop in area of responsibility according to set procedures.
  • Maintain a log of activities and system logs as required, by recording all events on the hourly shift log book (ratios, density, titration, chokes etc.).
  • Report emergency conditions and breakdowns to line.
  • Perform basic operational maintenance and housekeeping activities aligned to the area of responsibility.
  • Take immediate basic remedial action where necessary to reduce/contain risks and emergencies.
  • Conduct risk assessments daily before commencing with any work.
  • Demarcate all unsafe areas and complete near miss report and follow up on all actions to make the area safe.
  • Complete all equipment log sheets required during the shift.
  • Log all operational and maintenance deviations in the shift report and report to line.
  • Keep in contact with Control Room to obtain process information for decision making and to report all field deviations.

Requirements and experience:

  • Grade 12or current NSSCO with 20 points over 5 subjects.
  • Experience in a processing plant will be an added advantage.
  • Code B or BE Drivers License.
  • Must meet the assessment requirements.

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